High School Helps

Catholic Resources for Homeschooling through High School

High School of Your Dreams - CHC
High School Guide and Planner from Catholic Heritage Curricula. Includes information on courses, testing, and parent support. Helps you identify and plan for your mission after high school, whether it be attending college, entering the work force, or pursuing a vocation.

The Cardinal Newman Society
Premier Catholic organization to promote and defend faithful Catholic education in our schools. Research their recommended Catholic Colleges and keep up to date on issues such as "Catholic Is Our Core."

High School Credits Worksheet 
Regina Caeli Academy form to help you track coursework and credits.

Catholic Curriculum, Online Classes, and Summer Programs

Homeschool Connections Online
Complete live online classes for middle and high school students -- Educating the heart, mind, and soul in the Catholic tradition.

Angelicum Academy - Founded in 2000, Angelicum Academy is officially recognized by the Church as a Catholic homeschool program. Our Great Books Program moderators are all Fellows of the Adler-Aquinas Institute. Our view is that we are here to help parents and students by reviewing, selecting, organizing, assembling and in some cases publishing, the very best materials and curriculum organization for the finest educational experience possible. This program allows parents and students to establish their own individuals schedules and course selections

CatechismClass.com 
is at the forefront of providing online religious education to Catholics of all ages around the world. Entirely faithful to the Magisterium of the Holy Church, they are endorsed by His Holiness Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, Raymond Cardinal Burke, Archbishop Chaput, Jason Evert, Donna Steichen, and others. Special Homeschool packages and discounts are available.

CatholicScience.com
An online curriculum resource that offers Science courses to Catholic homeschooling families. Courses are written from the Catholic perspective loyal to the Magisterium.

Catholic Socratic Discussion Classes
Study selections from Aristotle, Homer, Plato, and more. Online classes are led by Mr. Jon Christianson, graduate of the University of Dallas and the University of North Dakota, where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Classical Studies.

Ave Maria University Podcasts
Parents and students may enjoy a plethora of podcasts available from a plethora of inspiring speakers. Ave Maria University is located in sunny Southwest Florida.

Holy Apostles Online Courses
Free courses from their Massive Online Program. Holy Apostles College and Seminary is located in historic Cromwell, Connecticut.

Thomas Aquinas College Summer Program
Their two-week Great Books program is for High School students who have completed their Junior year. As they say: "Why [attend]? Because it may be the best two weeks of your life." Our great State of California is home to this awesome liberal arts college in stunning Ventura County.

Thomas More College Summer Programs
Students aged 15+ and adults may attend any or all of their Summer Programs:  The Great Books, Catholic Writers, or Oxford programs. Thomas More College is a bastion of the liberal arts "living freely" in New Hampshire.

Wyoming Catholic College Summer Program
Study Liberal Arts through the Great Books, educating mind, body, and soul. Two 2-week courses, the second of which includes extensive outdoor training. Summer Programs are open to students entering Junior or Senior year of high school, and who are at least 16 years of age. Located -- where else? Wyoming!

Protestant and Secular Resources

Roman Roads Media
We specialize in classical curriculum for home and classroom use and craft our courses to delight both students and their parents.

CiRCE Institute
Promotes and supports classical education in the school and in the home via curricula, books, webinars, and much more. 

Captive Thoughts Tutorial
Interactive online homeschool classes providing the study of English Literature from a Christian perspective.

Excellence in Literature
Classic Literature studied in its historic, artistic, and literary context. Optional honors track. Five-year curriculum for Grades 8 - 12.

The Great Courses
Learn everything about everything with university-level courses for lifelong learning taught by the world's greatest professors.

Hillsdale College Online Courses
Hillsdale College offers free online courses on a variety of topics, including politics, literature, history, and education.

Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg offers over 53,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.

We carry high quality ebooks: Most Project Gutenberg ebooks were previously published by bona fide publishers. We digitized and diligently proofread them with the help of thousands of volunteers.

MIT Open Courseware Highlights for High School
Provides open educational resources for high school covering science, mathematics, engineering, humanities, and social sciences.

Slooh Observatory Broadcasts
Connecting land-based telescopes to the internet for wider viewing access. Slooh members have participated in numerous discoveries with leading astronomical institutions. Great educational tool.

Specific High School Resources

Homeschooling Thru High School - HSLDA
Extensive information for before, during, and after high school. Good source for gaining and tracking experience outside of the classroom, and preparing for a college, military, or vocational career.

The Homescholar
"
Helping Parents Through High School." If you have a question, Lee Binz has an answer. Everything you ever wanted to know about homeschooling through High School, Transcripts, and much, much more. Try her webinars, too.

California Education Code -- Information pertaining to private schools and required subjects by grade and for graduation.

California High School Graduation Requirements  -- as of May 2015

Homeschooling High School and Dual Enrollment
Is your high schooler considering taking classes in a community college? Then this is the place for you. Information and rules by state, how to convert credits, and more. But please do your own research:  contact your community college; and research the admission requirements for the ultimate college or university of your choice.